UNICEF Ghana Jobs 2011 - Jobs in Ghana

UNICEF Ghana Jobs 2011

Posted on :

28 Sep, 2011

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NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

Job Vacancy: Communication for Development (C4D) Officer (National Category)

Non-Ghanaians will not be considered
VN No.: VN-11-30                                                         Post level: NO-B
Type of Contract: Fixed Term

Purpose of the Job:
Under the general guidance of the supervisor, and in close co-ordination with the Communication group, the Communication for Development Officer is accountable for technical support and assistance in the design, formulation, management, execution, monitoring and evaluation of a behavioural change and social mobilisation strategy, plan of action and programme activities in support of the country programme.

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks:

  • Provide technical support and assistance in the development, management and facilitation of the implementation of programme communication strategy, plan of action and activities for strategic communication and promotion for social and behavioural change in support of country programme delivery
  • Provide technical support and assistance in the research, development, pre-testing, and production of culturally relevant communication materials
  • Develop and enhance strong partnerships with community groups, leaders and other partners in the community and civil society for promotion of participation in social and behavioural changes supportive of programme goals
  • Develop training materials and activities to build capacity for participatory and behaviour change communication
  • Provide effective co-ordination and technical support to government counterparts and other partners in the development and strategic use of communication for social development
  • Monitor and evaluate programme activities and prepare monitoring and evaluation reports. Exchange findings, experiences, lessons learned and new methods with partners
  • Contribute to the budget planning and ensure the compliance and the optimal appropriation of allocated programme funds

Remuneration: Competitive and attractive 

Required Skills or Experience

  • University degree in the social/behavioural sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Health Education) with emphasis on strategic communication planning for behaviour development, social mobilisation, participatory communication and research
  • Two years of relevant professional work experience in the planning and management of social development programmes, including work experience in developing countries, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning processes to specific programmes

Competency Profile:

  • Commitment, Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion Communication [I], Working with People [1], Drive for Results [II], Formulating Strategies and Concepts [I], Applying Networking [I], Persuading and Influence [I], Applying Technical Expertise [I], Learning and Researching [I], Planning and Organising [II]


How To Apply

If you have experience working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children and match the profile outlines, send a brief application letter supported by detailed curriculum vitae, UN Personal History form (which can be downloaded from http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_apply.html) and photocopies of other supporting documents to:

The Human Resources Officer
P. O. Box 5051
Accra – North

4-8 Rangoon Close, Cantonments (Behind UNDP, near Ghana National Fire Service Headquarters on the Ring Road)

UNICEF is committed to gender and equality in its mandate and its staff



Closing 12th October, 2011


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